The Sacred Remains

The Sacred Remains

American Attitudes Toward Death, 1799-1883

eBook - 1996
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This fascinating book explores the changing attitudes toward death and the dead in northern Protestant communities during the nineteenth century. Gary Laderman offers insights into the construction of an "American way of death", illuminating the central role of the Civil War and tracing the birth of the funeral industry in the decades following the war.
Publisher: New Haven :, Yale University Press,, [1996]
Copyright Date: ©1996
ISBN: 0585349533
9780585349534
0300064322
0300078684
Branch Call Number: eBook EBSCOhost
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 227) : illustrations.
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